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The ghost of AJ

Dillian Whyte and Joseph Parker have reflected on how a defeat to Anthony Joshua has influenced their careers ahead of their must-win fight. More: continued here

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Boxing – Robert Easter Jr. confident, well prepared for Mikey Garcia … – ESPN

ESPN Boxing – Robert Easter Jr. confident, well prepared for Mikey Garcia …ESPNLightweight world titleholder Robert Easter Jr. is a decided underdog for his unification fight against Mikey Garcia on Saturday. But don't tell Easter that.Robert Easter Jr. confident, well prepared for Mikey Garcia unification fightESPN (press release) (blog)Why Mikey Garcia is the perfect model for modern boxingYahoo SportsMikey Garcia: …

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Boxing beer and bikes coming to Niles dealership – Youngstown Vindicator

Boxing beer and bikes coming to Niles dealershipYoungstown VindicatorA 15-bout outdoor amateur fight card titled “Boxing, Beers and Bikes” will be presented Saturday evening by Johnny K's Powersports, 430 Youngstown-Warren Road. Promoted in conjunction with Lights Out Management, the city of Niles will present a … More: continued here

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Whyte: AJ is not a god

Dillian Whyte believes Anthony Joshua “thought he was a god” before their brutal fight and says his British heavyweight rival would be “destroyed” in a rematch. More: continued here

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Manuel Charr to defend WBA heavyweight title against Fres Oquendo – Sporting News

Sporting News Manuel Charr to defend WBA heavyweight title against Fres OquendoSporting NewsWBA regular heavyweight champion Manuel Charr is set to defend his title against Fres Oquendo on Sept. 29 in Cologne, Germany. The 33-year-old champion will be making his first mandatory defense since claiming the regular belt via unanimous points …and more » More: continued here

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Robert Easter Jr. confident, well prepared for Mikey Garcia unification fight – ESPN (press release) (blog)

ESPN (press release) (blog) Robert Easter Jr. confident, well prepared for Mikey Garcia unification fightESPN (press release) (blog)Easter (21-0, 14 KOs) has yet to be beaten but neither has Garcia (38-0, 30 KOs), who is universally regarded as one of the top handful of boxers in the world pound-for-pound. They will put those perfect records and their 135-pound belts on …

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The Racial Politics of Boxing – Hyperallergic

Hyperallergic The Racial Politics of BoxingHyperallergicP. Lorillard Company (American), “Straight Left Hand Counter, Peter Jackson and Fred Slavin, from the Boxing Positions and Boxers series (N266) issued by P. Lorillard Company to promote Red Cross Long Cut Tobacco” (1893); Print, commercial color … More: continued here

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Boxing Gym Challenges Parkinson’s Symptoms – Voice of America

Voice of America Boxing Gym Challenges Parkinson's SymptomsVoice of AmericaRock Steady Boxing NOVA gym opened in McLean, Virginia, outside Washington, D.C., last December. That was the good news for 75-year-old Neil Eisner, who was diagnosed with Parkinson's six years ago and finds boxing an effective way to fight back … More: continued here

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Whyte-Parker: Day four wrap

Dillian Whyte traded verbal jabs with Joseph Parker, while the rival promoters backed up their boasts at the final press conference in fight week. More: continued here

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‘Whyte has one-punch KO power’

Dillian Whyte can put Joseph Parker “to sleep” if he connects cleanly on the New Zealander’s renowned chin, says the British fighter’s sparring partner Frazer Clarke. More: continued here

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Whyte vs. Parker becoming a war of words – Sporting News

Sporting News Whyte vs. Parker becoming a war of wordsSporting News… chance to fight for the WBC heavyweight title held by the 'Bronze Bomber,' Deontay Wilder. Pre-fight trash talk is nothing new to the boxing world but the exchanges between Whyte and Parker should only sweeten the bout between these two heavyweights.Joseph Parker career record, last four fightsSporting NewsJoseph Parker …

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Weekend Boxing Odds – Fight News

Weekend Boxing OddsFight NewsLondon, England: Joseph Parker -137 vs. Dillian Whyte 110. Carlos Takam -200 vs. Dereck Chisora +150 (Sky Sports, UK). Kissimmee, Florida: Christopher “Pitufo” Diaz -500 vs. Masayuki Ito +333 (ESPN+). Los Angeles, California: Mikey Garcia -1200 vs. More: continued here

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WATCH: Del Boy’s bet is on

Eddie Hearn or David Higgins are going to be out of pocket on Saturday night, courtesy of Dereck ‘Del Boy’ Chisora’s idea. More: continued here

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Whyte: Smack down, not smack talk

Dillian Whyte dismissed Joseph Parker’s criticism of his “smack talk” and says he will put a “smack down” on his opponent when the first bell rings this weekend. More: continued here

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Parker: I heard doubt in Dillian

Joseph Parker accused Dillian Whyte of disguising his doubts with “smack talk” as they put their world title ambitions at stake this weekend. More: continued here

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